The most local events in San Jose, CA

Curated calendar for new openings, tours, exhibits, and foodie events in San Jose, CA.

The skyline of the city of San Jose taken from over the east hills.

In a city this big, there’s always something cool to do.

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You asked, we’re answering. A new and improved SJtoday events calendar is here.

Or maybe you didn’t realize we even had an events calendar — consider this your ticket to the most fun and relevant events in San Jose, including:

  • Ludwig’s Oktoberfest 2022 | Sat., Sept. 17 | 5-10 p.m. | Ludwig’s German Table, 261 N. Second St. | $130 | Celebrate the holiday with traditional German cuisine, outfit awards + live music.
  • Antique Autos in History Park | Sat., Sept. 17 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Senter Rd. + Phelan Ave. | Prices vary | Enjoy the largest annual show of pre-1946 vehicles in the west. 🛻
  • Viva Calle SJ | Sun., Sept. 18 | 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Locations vary | Free | Ride, walk, or roll your way across San Jose in this community event. 🛼
  • CATS | Tues., Sept. 20-Sun., Sept. 25 | Times vary | Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd. | $38+ | Put your paws together for this record-breaking Broadway musical. 🎭

As San Joseans ourselves, we love making sure that SJtoday has access to the most robust, relevant, and hyperlocal events calendar possible. In part, we rely on readers like you to keep us in the loop — start submitting your events now. (Just like before, you can add your event to our calendar for free but we’ve also added a few new paid promotional opportunities to take advantage of as well, starting at just $15.)

In addition to the hundreds of events that you can discover each month on our website, each issue of our newsletter features a dedicated events section, with our curated editorial picks for the upcoming week, organized by day. Keep scrolling just a little bit and you’ll see what we mean. Pro tip: click the link to see our full calendar if you want to start planning ahead.

Want to know which events we’re most excited about? Your friendly neighborhood City Editors (👋 that’s us, Nicole + Alyson) can often be found out and about at the newest restaurant openings, hockey games, festivals, and fairs — see what we’re up to in the Wrap section at the bottom of each newsletter or by following us on Instagram @theSJtoday. Click here to bookmark your best events for September. 🗓️

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